Category: Sports

Photograph: Allan Jones “Lindsay Harris”

With sports portraiture, it’s all about capturing emotion without the action. Allan’s photo of physique competitor Lindsay Harris does exactly that. By using a dark lighting scheme and black background, Allan creates a mood that really makes Lindsay pop off the screen. But the flag adds so much to the image here — without it, the color and interest just wouldn’t be there. Kudos to Allan for the way he shot this sports portrait, as he was able to mix great principles of emotion portraiture with sports all in one shot.

Originally shared with the Photofocus Flickr community right here.

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